Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Julie Crittendon, Ph.D., BCBA

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry

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(615) 343-2859


217 One Magnolia Circle

Julie Crittendon, Ph.D., BCBA


Julie Crittendon is a licensed clinical psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Doctoral (BCBA-D) who specializes in diagnostic assessment and behavioral treatment for toddlers with autism. She is an assistant professor in Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and a primary supervisor for psychology post-doctoral fellows at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD). Dr. Crittendon leads one of two Vanderbilt treatment teams on the Tadpole study, the largest randomized clinical trial to date of behavioral intervention for toddlers with autism.